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Rubies welcomes Scott Pickworth as new independent accounts manager

Published on: 27th September 2021

The latest appointment is part of a stategy to drive sales, grow accounts and help to implement the shared vision for the future of the company.

Scott Pickworth

Rubies is delighted to announce the hiring of Scott Pickworth, who will join the company as its brand-new independent accounts manager.

Scott brings with him a wealth of experience in the industry where, over 20 years, he has shown incredible ambition and a clear vision for the multiple companies he has worked with. He started his career at Smiffy’s where he achieved year-on-year growth before joining Fun Shack as a startup and establishing it as a national brand.

Managing Director, Mike O’Connell, commented: “Scott is an incredibly exciting addition to our synergetic team as we look to the future with a clear and concise collaborative vision for the company”

Responsible for managing Rubies independent accounts, Scott will also be the product lead on generic product development.

Having undergone an exciting past 12 months internally, including the implementation of new strategies and the development of new studios and working spaces, Rubies is keen to continue its growth with the appointment of new staff members who will prove key in driving sales, accounts and helping to implement the shared vision for the future of the company.

Mike O’Connell added: “Scott is joining at a crucial and exciting time due to increased business, peak seasons such as Halloween and Christmas and our exciting internal developments. We have no doubt Scott will fit right into our team and our energetic work environment with his drive and ambitions for Rubies. With his previous track record for brand growth and account management, we are incredibly excited to see the plans he has in store for account and brand optimization as well as product development. We look forward to welcoming him to the team very soon.”

As Rubies is welcoming Scott, the company will also say farewell to Stewart Rankin and Tony Jones. The two agents have been with the company for over 20 years.

Mike said: “I would like to thank them both for their service and commitment to the company throughout their tenure and wish them both the very best for the future.”

 

 

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